glassmaking

glassmaking
glass•mak•ing
[[t]ˈglæsˌmeɪ kɪŋ, ˈglɑs-[/t]] n.
cer the art of making glass or glassware
Etymology: 1810–20 glass′mak`er, n.

From formal English to slang. 2014.

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